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SynTerra is an employee-owned company with offices in five cities: Greenville, South Carolina; Cary, North Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina;  Lexington, Kentucky and Pikeville, Kentucky. SynTerra also supports a remote workforce with satellite offices in Birmingham, Alabama and Wilmington, North Carolina.

We’re one of the fastest growing companies in South Carolina, and we’ve consistently been identified as one of the state’s best places to work. If you’d like to join a workplace with competitive benefits, great client relationships, and the best teammates around, apply for an Available Position using the link provided in the job description.

If you think SynTerra might be right for you, but you don’t see the right position, please fill out a SynTerra Employment Application anyway — we’re always looking for top talent.

SynTerra is an equal opportunity employer.
Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

Civil Engineer / Project Manager — Charlotte, NC
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a Civil Engineer / Project Manager who can demonstrate the capability to work in a collaborative team environment, and independently manage changes and schedules and balance multiple projects simultaneously. The candidate must have substantial experience managing civil engineering projects, preferably with some exposure to consulting and civil engineering site construction plan development. The candidate must be flexible and thrive in a fast paced, team environment. The candidate would be working within our Site and Economic Development Group in Charlotte, NC or Greenville, SC.

Position snapshot:
  • Coordinate and lead design efforts for civil engineering site plans for site development (Auto CAD) and environmental projects.
  • Operate in a project management role; expected to coordinate with clients, subcontractors, and/or regulatory representatives about project goals, needs, status, etc.
  • Manage projects involving site design, grading, stormwater, erosion and sedimentation control, and more.
  • Participate in business development opportunities (conferences, client events, etc.).
  • Occasional field work or site visits may also be required depending on project needs.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • 4-12 years of project experience (developing construction plans for civil engineering site design, grading, stormwater, and erosion & sedimentation control)
  • Experience managing civil engineering projects
  • Pump station design and specification experience preferred
  • P.E. license preferred in North Carolina or South Carolina (or ability to obtain P.E. within 6 months)
  • Experience in developing construction plans for civil engineering site design
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D with site, grading, and utility design
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Familiarity with GIS and Bentley SITEOPS is desired
  • Additional experience of benefit but not required – SketchUp or other 3D modeling programs
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

SynTerra Employment Application

Project Billing Specialist — Lexington, KY
Job description:

Role Overview: A Project Billing Specialist’s main role is to facilitate project creation and closing, and client invoicing in accordance with client requirements. The role is responsible for ensuring that client invoices are processed accurately and timely, and payment is received in a reasonable amount of time.

Responsibilities: (The following is a list of responsibilities of this position, but is not intended to cover all duties that this position may be required to perform from time to time.)

  • Coordinate with Project Managers to oversee the creation and closing of projects.
  • Manage the billing and collecting payment for client invoices.
  • Ability to understand complex project billings.
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Effectively communicate with a variety of clients.
  • Provide accurate, detailed and high-quality products.
  • Receive, sort, and distribute daily mail/deliveries.
  • Perform other office duties, including filing, photocopying, and faxing.
  • Perform basic administrative functions including assisting front office support when needed.
  • Comply with all current policies and procedures of SynTerra.
  • Full-Time employees: Available to work 40 hours per week, plus additional hours as needed to meet project deadlines.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Minimum Skills/Experience Required:

  • Minimum 3 years Project Billing experience.
  • Experience with Deltek Vision or VantagePoint system preferred.
  • High School Diploma or GED; Associates Degree or equivalent from a two year college or technical school preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including the ability to operate computerized accounting programs.
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding.
  • Attentive to detail, accurate and well organized.

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

  • The Project Billing Specialist must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail.
  • The Project Billing Specialist’s work environment does not require much physical movement. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly sedentary.
  • This position is primarily in an office environment.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

SynTerra Employment Application

Project Engineer / Geologist — Cary, NC
Job description:

SynTerra seeks a Project Engineer/Geologist to support multiple project managers across a group of sites/projects. The Project Engineer/Geologist is often the most visible staff member to the client and should build relationships with site personnel. The Project Engineer/Geologist provides direction and review to the project field team during the execution of assessments and evaluations.

Position snapshot:
  • Provide outstanding client services for projects within the Assessment and Remediation business unit.
  • Understand client objectives and develop plans to inform solutions to those objectives.
  • Understand regulatory requirements of various state and federal programs.
  • Work with others to design and implement closure solutions.
  • Plan and implement assessment activities.
  • Prepare a wide variety of recurring and nonrecurring correspondence, reports, and other documents from information obtained from the staff, files, and other sources.
  • Independently note and follow-up on professional commitments made at meetings, or as affected by other staff members, coordinate meeting arrangements, and schedules meetings, conferences, etc.
  • Create a variety of quality outputs in a professional and timely manner.
  • Interpret annotations, construction plans, historical references, interviews, on-site investigations, and site plans in developing the appropriate document submission to satisfy client’s needs.
  • Independent performance of a variety of technical duties.
  • Serve as a fully qualified team member in field activities as needed and/or office projects.
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external clients.
  • Provide accurate, detailed, and high-quality products.
  • Comply with all current policies and procedures of SynTerra.
  • Comply with all Health and Safety training to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Full-Time employees: Available to work 40 hours per week, plus additional hours as needed to meet project deadlines.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Group Leader or their designee.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related sciences or engineering field is required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience is required.
  • Professional licensure required (e.g., geologist, hydrologist, engineer).
  • Software proficiency (including but not limited to): Adobe Acrobat, ESRI ArcGIS, Google Earth Pro, and Microsoft Office Suite. Coding experience a plus.
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus.
  • Working knowledge of field investigation methods (e.g., drilling, monitoring well installation, and sampling of soil, groundwater, sediments, surface water, and air).
  • Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding.
  • Excellent math skills required.
  • Must maintain valid driver’s license and auto insurance.
Physical Demands/Working Environment:
  • The Project Engineer/Geologist must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail.
  • The Project Engineer/Geologist’s work environment involves work in both indoor and outdoor settings in environments ranging from climate controlled office space to areas where dust, noise, and outdoor weather conditions may be present.
  • May sit or stand for several hours at a time and climb inclines (terrains, ladders, etc.).
  • The Project Engineer/Geologist must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Travel throughout client service area is required as needed.
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

SynTerra Employment Application

GIS-Data Visualization Specialist — Remote
Job description:

SynTerra seeks a GIS-Data Visualization Specialist to plan and implement all aspects of the company’s data visualization program. In addition to creating work product, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing standards and best practices to maintain quality and relevance within the marketplace. This position will routinely interact with project teams to identify resources that meet project objectives, timelines, and milestones.

Position snapshot: (The following is a list of responsibilities of this position, but is not intended to cover all duties that this position may be required to perform from time to time.)
  • Organize and maintain GIS database.
  • Maintain company relevance with knowledge of current data visualization best practices.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for automation in data visualization and interpretation to improve project completion efficiency.
  • Develops procedures for data visualization to standardize processes and workflow.
  • Participates in technical oversight to data visualization groups.
  • Serves as a liaison with internal and external clients to the data visualization groups.
  • Maintains expertise in data visualization software and technologies.
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external clients.
  • Responsible for ensuring the data visualization groups produce accurate, detailed, consistent, and high-quality work products.
  • Comply with all current policies and procedures of SynTerra.
  • Comply with all Health and Safety training in order to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Full-Time employees: Available to work 40 hours per week, plus additional hours as needed to meet project deadlines.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Business Unit Leader or their designee.
Requirements:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geography, Earth Science, Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum 2 years of experience as a GIS or Data Visualization Specialist, GIS Coordinator, or similar position with professional-level experience in the design, development, implementation and administration of geographic information systems, including analysis and database development and integration.
  • Experience with AutoDesk, AutoCAD Civil 3D, ESRI, ArcGIS with 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst Extensions preferred.
  • Experience with 3D visualization of subsurface and subsurface contaminants required.
  • Coding – R, Python skills required.
  • Conceptualization skills are required to visualize finished products and projects.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding.
  • Problem solving is a required skillset.
  • Basic knowledge of civil, geological, and mechanical terminology and hardware preferred.
Physical Demands/Working Environment:
  • The GIS-Data Visualization Specialist must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail.
  • The GIS-Data Visualization Specialist’s work environment does not require much physical movement. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.
  • This position is an office environment. There may be occasional trips to client sites required in this job, where dust and noise may be present.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

SynTerra Employment Application

Corporate Health and Safety Manager
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
 
Role Overview: A Corporate Health and Safety Manager’s primary role is to develop and implement safety processes and procedures that are consistent with company policies and project-specific safety objectives. This role is responsible for directing and providing health and safety program oversight, oversees development and implementation of safety practices, conducting audits for health and safety compliance, ensures compliance with corporate, OSHA, and client safety requirements, and conducting root-cause analysis of health and safety incidents. The Corporate Health and Safety Manager will monitor and document the effectiveness of safety control measures used throughout the company. The position will manage the development of site specific health and safety plans for project work.
 
Responsibilities: (The following is a list of responsibilities of this position, but is not intended to cover all duties that this position may be required to perform from time to time.)
  • Provide health and safety policy recommendations and data to the management team. 
  • Serve as the corporate health and safety subject matter expert with clients, regulators, and SynTerra team members working on projects or developing proposal responses. 
  • Manage health and safety resources and related budget. 
  • Serve as the primary contact on health and safety related issues. 
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with SynTerra clients and subcontractors. 
  • Provide training and access to training to comply with OSHA, MSHA, client, and SynTerra requirements
  • Work as the internal incident manager, ensuring that safety emergencies and injuries are properly managed. 
  • Communicate SynTerra H&S policy, procedures, and requirements to SynTerra personnel, including new employee orientation and monthly training.
  • Communicate with clients and client representatives regarding client H&S requirements (Written programs, PPE, training, records, insurance, site access, etc.) and SynTerra H&S policies and procedures
  • Assist in the preparation of new project proposals as they relate to corporate health and safety requirements and objectives. 
  • Reviews all contract documents related to ongoing or proposed work for safety related issues. 
  • Review subcontractor safety programs; ensure that subcontractor programs are compliant with corporate, OSHA, and client safety regulations. 
  • Prepare and regularly update written company H&S plans and procedures.
  • Regularly review and maintain H&S records and other required information on third-party websites that track SynTerra H&S performance.
  • Prepare and provide reports to clients and regulatory agencies regarding SynTerra safety performance including, but not limited to: MSHA Quarterly Mine Report and ISNetworld Site Tracker. 
  • Maintain training records to comply with OSHA, MSHA and client requirements.
  • Monitor OSHA and client PPE requirements , purchase and provide appropriate PPE to SynTerra personnel, purchase and provide high-visibility garments with SynTerra logo (shirts, vests, coats) to SynTerra personnel, and purchase or review and approve PPE requirements and purchases for project-specific requirements.
  • Conduct safety audits. Audits will include a brief summary report noting any deviations from the prepared safety plans and corrective actions that may be necessary to promote the health and safety of workers and the public. 
  • Effectively communicate with a variety of internal and external clients. 
  • Comply with all current policies and procedures of SynTerra.
  • Comply with all Health and Safety training in order to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Full-Time employee: Available to work 40 hours per week, plus additional hours as needed to meet project deadlines. 
  • The tasks associated with H&S leadership are not a full time position. This position will provide support in other areas of the consulting firm determined by candidate’s additional skillsets.
  • We are looking for an experienced engineer or environmental scientist with an environmental consulting background. 
  • The H&S Manager will utilize other company personnel to assist with the administrative tasks associated with this position.
  • The H&S manager is not expected to deliver all the associated H&S training; the successful candidate will possess the ability to delegate some tasks to others.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor or his/her designee.

  Minimum Skills/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in sciences related field required. Advanced degree required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in corporate health and safety including current understanding of OSHA and MSHA regulations.
  • Preferred experience in environmental consulting industry (Phase 1, Industrial Hygiene, etc.). 
  • Advanced to expert level proficiency in Microsoft applications including Excel, Word, Adobe, and Access.
  • Knowledge and general understanding of ERP and industry level environmental safety data systems.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding. 
  • Attentive to detail, accurate and well organized.
 
Physical Demands/Working Environment:
  • The Corporate Health and Safety Manager must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail. 
  • The Corporate Health and Safety Manager’s work environment involves work primarily indoors with occasional need to work in an outdoor setting. Work environments range from climate controlled office space to areas where dust, noise, and outdoor weather conditions may be present.
  • May sit or stand for several hours at a time and climb inclines (terrains, ladders, etc.). 
  • The Corporate Health and Safety Manager must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Travel throughout SynTerra client service area is required as needed.
 
While we’d prefer the candidate to be located at the Greenville office, we would consider any location where we have a local office.
 

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